Women’s lacrosse honored by IWLCA

Women’s lacrosse honored by IWLCA

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's lacrosse team was honored by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) this week for the success in the classroom as the team was named an IWLCA ZAG Sports Academic Honor Squad, and nine individuals were named to the 2017 ZAG Sports DII Academic Honor Roll.

The IWLCA has named 300 schools across Division I, II, III, and NAIA as IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squads for the 2016-17 academic year. The Lions were one of 63 Division II honorees recognized. In order to qualify for this prestigious honor, the women's lacrosse team must have posted a 3.0 or higher team GPA for the year.

This is the fourth time the program has earned the IWLCA's distinction in the program's six-year history.

Saint Leo also saw Alex Alvarez, Kathryn Casey, Amanda Coppolo, Andrea Dobo, Caroline Fraser, Katherine Larson, Jody Madsen, Emily Pittenger, and Abbie Ross earn a spot on the 2017 ZAG Sports DII Academic Honor Roll.

The IWLCA honored 244 student-athletes from 69 different institutions on the 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Division II Academic Honor Roll. In total, 22 athletes from the Sunshine State Conference were honored.

To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater. 

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